Critics of voter ID laws in the US say the measures are intended to limit who can vote. In Argentina, the government is being criticized for trying to do the opposite. A bill currently being debated would dramatically expand voting rights.
China has blocked access to The New York Times after it posted a piece claiming that the family of Premier Wen Jiabao had amassed some $2.7 billion. The claims challenge the popular image of the humble official known by many Chinese as "Grandpa Wen".
Lisa Mullins speaks with George Friedman of the global intelligence firm StratFor. Friedman believes the international community has to come to grips with the fact that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been reduced to a warlord.